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I installed Mac on my signature rig (GPU: HD 5750;SC: Realtek Onboard) and I can't seem to find a proper ATi driver for MAC OS so my desktop is stuck at 1024x768. And can't seem to find any audio drivers either. :( Can someone please help me. I tried Google but no luck. Any help will be appreciated. :)
 
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Yeah, I don't think there is an official 5970 Mac driver since the 5970 isn't available in a Mac version. It would probably require some kind of hacked driver from another card. Your audio card might even be harder to find a driver for since nothing like that exists on the Mac side.

This is the kind of crap that got me to stop messing with my Hackintosh. I got tired of all of the hassle. It's one thing if you don't ever upgrade and don't want the newest hardware. I would check out the OSX86project/InsanleyMac forums, you would probably get the best help there.

http://wiki.osx86project.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Page
 

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http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/Pages/index.aspx

Er , so obviously you tried this. There`s a heading for mac I notice.
Yeah i already tried that. But no luck :(

Yeah, I don't think there is an official 5970 Mac driver since the 5970 isn't available in a Mac version. It would probably require some kind of hacked driver from another card. Your audio card might even be harder to find a driver for since nothing like that exists on the Mac side.

This is the kind of crap that got me to stop messing with my Hackintosh. I got tired of all of the hassle. It's one thing if you don't ever upgrade and don't want the newest hardware. I would check out the OSX86project/InsanleyMac forums, you would probably get the best help there.

http://wiki.osx86project.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Page
I did already check OSx86 and InsanelyMac but couldn't find what i wanted. And i installed on my signature rig which has Realtek Onboard Audio and a Sapphire HD 5750.
 
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I did already check OSx86 and InsanelyMac but couldn't find what i wanted. And i installed on my signature rig which has Realtek Onboard Audio and a Sapphire HD 5750.
Oh sorry, I just looked at "System Specs".


Did you see this? It sounds like there might be a driver for the 5xxx series! It might really help getting the 5750 working. Sounds like you have to download a .kext and then edit another...

http://netkas.org/?p=465


As far as the Realtek audio I'm not sure. Usually it just involves finding the right extensions. What Realtek chipset is it? (ALCxxx)
 

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Oh sorry, I just looked at "System Specs".


Did you see this? It sounds like there might be a driver for the 5xxx series! It might really help getting the 5750 working. Sounds like you have to download a .kext and then edit another...

http://netkas.org/?p=465


As far as the Realtek audio I'm not sure. Usually it just involves finding the right extensions. What Realtek chipset is it? (ALCxxx)
I installed the .kext file using KEXT helper. Now when i go to "About This Mac" it says ATi Radeon 5700 Series. So i guess it worked. :) But still my resolution is stuck at 1024x768 :( Can it be because i have connected HDMI->DVI ? And the Realtek Chipset is ALC662.
 

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Got rid of Mac OSx. Fucking thing was a waste of time (no drivers). :( Anyways thank you for the replies.
 
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Got rid of Mac OSx. Fucking thing was a waste of time (no drivers). Anyways thank you for the replies.
Yeah, you have to have some patience when dealing with a Hackintosh, which I don't. :)
 

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Yeah, you have to have some patience when dealing with a Hackintosh, which I don't. :)
Well my patience ran out. :) I searched forums and blogs and so many other places. I just couldn't take it anymore. lol I installed Mac OSx to enjoy the simplicity of it, not waste hours trying to configure it lol :laugh: Only way to properly enjoy Mac OS is on a Mac. :shadedshu:cry: